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Infrastructure Manager at Gray Construction in Lexington, Kentucky

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


This position could be performed from the following cities: Atlanta (Georgia), Charlotte (North Carolina), Chicago (Illinois), Louisville (Kentucky), Cincinnati (Ohio), St. Louis (Missouri), Denver (Colorado), Los Angeles (California), Kansas City (Kansas), Plano (Texas), Fresno (California), Salt Lake City (Utah)


Why GraySolutions?

  • GraySolutions is an innovative provider of Industrial Automation and Information services throughout North America. GraySolutions is a part of the Gray, INC. family of companies. Gray Construction, also part of Gray, INC, is a nationally ranked engineering, architecture and construction firm with nearly 60 years’ experience in manufacturing, automotive, food and beverage, distribution, hospitality and retail facility construction. It’s the spirit of the people at Gray – passion, commitment and great team environment – that makes our company a great place to work.

  • Our purpose is to make a difference in people’s lives by creating unforgettable customer experiences and great projects.  The people of Gray exemplify our core values: we put safety and quality of life first, we are customer and relationship driven and we demonstrate the golden rule - we treat others the way we want to be treated.

 Role Description

  • GraySolutions is looking for an individual that can manage industrial infrastructure group.

 Job Requirements

  • The infrastructure manager is responsible for providing the strategic direction for the infrastructure function within industrial manufacturing facilities.  

  • They will lead the development of infrastructure strategy and architecture standards and procedures for the manufacturing facilities

  • Together with the infrastructure lead, systems admin engineer and third-party service provides you will provide a reliable a highly available server and network infrastructure service to facilities.


  • Provide leadership in planning and managing computer operations and production support, systems and database administration and network operations

  • Ensure system performance and SLA's are met

  • Manage IT resource requirements to ensure appropriate balance between tactical and strategic demands

  • Lead IT asset management team to ensure assets full lifetime cycle value is achieved

  • Manage strategic relationships with key IT product and service providers

  • Provide in depth technical expertise for both tactical and operational initiatives

  • Provision in close cooperation with third party service provider an IT infrastructure that is suitable for the group to access and use their business applications

  • Assess the relative impact of IT industry trends to current and future enterprise infrastructure needs and projects

  • Interface with business unit managers to define infrastructure support initiatives and solutions for improving service efficiency and effectiveness

  • Participate in IT strategy planning activities

  • Develop the reporting for vendor performance in areas that include quality, capacity, systems and responsiveness

  • Ensure the infrastructure team is mitigating, monitoring and managing infrastructure related risks

  • Manages a dynamic team of individuals, constantly searching for creative ways to elevate the capabilities of technology systems to meet business needs

  • Participate in the budget process

  • Performed onsite assessments while also engineering the network re-design, developing a detailed remediation scope and providing remediation services and governance.

  • Support a global ICS security program and created detailed technical standards

  • Demonstrated ability to understand industry networking issues and problems, relate them to customer’s needs, and propose appropriate solutions

  • Strong knowledge of industrial networking equipment and control systems

  • Excellent organization skills, ability to take initiative and work independently or as a member of a small team

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship building

  • Strong presenter, comfortable presenting in front of customers, conveying status

  • Strong writing skills with expertise in PowerPoint as well as Microsoft Suite

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other


Essential Functions

  • At least 5 years of IT experience including managing teams responsible for architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management and infrastructure planning and operations.

  • Experience in areas such as network design and administration, data center operations, database administration, and systems programming and administration

  • Strong management and people development skills

  • Understanding of ITIL practices

  • Ability to think logically and demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to manage internal and external projects from inception to completion

  • Expertise in setting and managing customer expectations

  • Ability to develop and deliver projects using leading edge technologies

  • Experience implementing packages and working with vendors

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands or arms and talk or hear.  They may occasionally be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required include close vision.

Travel to customer and project jobsite required as necessary.

Generally, normal office environment where noise level is moderate, and temperature/humidity is controlled.   Overtime may be required.